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Grutz: The beginning of a passion

Cancer was never my true passion when I started working in the health care field. But it didn’t take long to realize that sometimes you don’t have a choice.

Workshop to highlight goals for 2019

Transformative coach Molly Downs will host a workshop, “Living Your Vision,” from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the Hotel Julien Dubuque, 200 Main St.

Television Q&A

Question: Why has “The Good Wife” never been shown in reruns? Is there any hope of it showing up on one of the other channels?

What you should know about the new flu drug

The first new influenza drug in 20 years was approved in October, and maker Genentech says Xofluza began reaching pharmacies recently — good timing for flu season.

DRS. OZ AND ROIZEN: Too many tonsillectomies

At the 1998 Grammys, Luciano Pavarotti backed out of performing at the last minute because of a sore throat — and Aretha Franklin stepped in to give a moving

Scientists work to save wild Puerto Rican parrot after Maria

Biologists are trying to save the last of the endangered Puerto Rican parrots after more than half the population of the bright green birds with turquoise-tipped wings disappeared when Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico and destroyed their habitat and food…

Migrants enveloped in tear gas after heading toward U.S.

TIJUANA, Mexico — Hundreds of migrants approaching the U.S. border from Mexico were enveloped with tear gas Sunday after several tried to make it past fencing and wire separating the two countries.

EU seals Brexit deal as May faces a hard sell at home

BRUSSELS — After months of hesitation, stop-and-start negotiations and resignations, Britain and the European Union on Sunday finally sealed an agreement governing the U.K.’s departure from the bloc next year.

Ex-Trump campaign adviser loses bid to delay prison sentence

WASHINGTON — A federal judge on Sunday rejected a last-minute bid by former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopoulos to delay his two-week prison term and ordered him to surrender today as scheduled.

Trump tweets support of Mississippi senator ahead of runoff

JACKSON, Miss. — President Donald Trump tweeted support Sunday for U.S. Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, calling the Mississippi Republican an “outstanding person” the day before he planned to campaign with her ahead of Tuesday’s runoff election against a Democrat.